POLQM Quality Conference: Laboratory Quality in Challenging Times

On October 1-3, 2017 our sister program: Program Office for Laboratory Quality Management will host the 2017 Fall Quality Conference with the special theme: “Laboratory Quality in Challenging Times”.

The conference will be held at the Paetzold Health Education Centre at Vancouver General Hospital and will feature more than 18 speakers.

POLQM conferences are well known for its participative nature; there will be six roundtable discussions and three breakout sessions that are designed for more active participation.

Make sure to register early, please check the conference’s website:


This year’s some of the topics covered are:

  • Quality Initiatives
  • Quality Professionals for the Medical Laboratory
  • Patient Centered Care
  • ISO9001:2015
  • Antimicrobial Stewardship


  • Extending the scope of EQA
  • Laboratory developed tests
  • Quality education
  • Laboratory leadership

And more…

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